T. S. Eliot: The Waste Land: Essays * Articles * Reviews

T. S. Eliot: The Waste Land: Essays * Articles * Reviews

by Nick Selby
     
 

Selby (American studies, U. of Wales, Swansea) considers the critical history of T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land. Selby contends that the poem "is a crucial document that marks and produces a change in sensibility from unity of thought to a modern—even postmodern—apprehension of the plurality of experience" (from the introduction). CoverageSee more details below

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Selby (American studies, U. of Wales, Swansea) considers the critical history of T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land. Selby contends that the poem "is a crucial document that marks and produces a change in sensibility from unity of thought to a modern—even postmodern—apprehension of the plurality of experience" (from the introduction). Coverage includes the initial critical reaction to the poem, its establishment as a modern literary classic, New Criticism, political criticism, deconstructive criticism, and the discourse of desire.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231124249
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
08/22/2001
Series:
Columbia Critical Guides Series
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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